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Inner strength

Between 5% and 30% of Hurricane Katrina victims are expected to suffer longterm emotional damage, but the majority will recover

By Carey Goldberg
Globe Staff / September 19, 2005

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Most of the victims of Hurricane Katrina will be OK. Psychologically at least. A growing body of research shows that ''as difficult as it may be to believe, and as painful as it is now, the vast majority -- from a mental disorder perspective -- will do just fine," said Dr. Farris Tuma, the overseer of federal research on traumatic ... (Full article: 1381 words)

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